- Pediatric Psychosocial Issues
- Psychosocial Issues Related to Chronic Disease (General)
Programs & Services
- Center for Health Promotion
- Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health
- Pediatric Day Program
- Pediatric Neuropsychology Services
- Pediatric Outpatient Clinic
Child psychology and neuropsychology; chronic illness and health behavior
Teaching or Professional Positions
No current positions.
Industry Relationships & Collaborations
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Affiliations with the University of Colorado Denver
Professor of Psychiatry
American Thoracic Society
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Fellow
American Psychological Association
International Neuropsychological Society
Awards & Recognition
Lifetime Achievement Award, Behavioral Science Assembly, American Thoracic Society
Journal of Pediatric Psychology;
Journal of Asthma;
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Glasgow RE, Dickinson P, Fisher L, Christiansen S, Toobert DJ, Bender BG, Dickinson LM, Jortberg B, and Estabrooks PA. Use of RE-AIM to develop a multi-media facilitation tool for the patient-centered medical home. Implementation Science 2011;6:118-128.
Krishnan JA, Bender BG, Wamboldt FS, Szefler SJ, Adkinson NF, Zeiger RS, Wise RA, Bilderback AL, Rand CS, and the Adherence Ancillary Study Group. Adherence to inhaled corticosteroids: An ancillary study of the Childhood Asthma Management Program clinical trial. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2012;129:112-8.
Bender BG. Nonadherence to COPD treatment: What have we learned and what do we do next? COPD: The Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2012:9:209-220.
Bender BG, Aloia MS, Rankin AE and Wamboldt FS. Translational behavioral research in respiratory medicine. Chest 2011; 139: 1279-1284
Bender BG, Dickinson P, Rankin A, Wamboldt FS, Zittleman L and Westfall JM. The Colorado Asthma Toolkit Program: Evaluation of a practice coaching intervention to improve asthma care in rural primary care practices in the High Plains Research Network. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2011; 24: 2440-248